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H.M.S. Victory 1759 - Present Day.

All about the building and crew of Admiral Nelsons Battleship/Flagship. 8 Questions.

 
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In July 1759 John Lock Master Shipwright of Chatham Dockyard received instructions from The Admiralty to build H.M.S. Victory, how many guns was she to have?

  • 80
  • 90
  • 100
  • 120

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On H.M.S. Victory on her Upper Deck she had 12 Pound Guns, her Middle Deck she had 24 Pound Guns, what was the poundage of her Lower Deck Guns?

  • 32 Pounds
  • 40 Pounds
  • 50 Pounds
  • 52 Pounds

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What is a Poop Deck on board a typical Man of War in those days?

  • Top Gun Deck at the Bow of the Ship
  • Roof of the Poop Cabin located rear of the Ship
  • Toilets for the Crew rear of the Ship
  • Just a general term for Top of the Ship

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Over 50% of H.M.S. Victory's crew were Press Ganged, with 71 foreign sailors from how many different countries on board?

  • 3
  • 6
  • 9
  • 12

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Roughly how many Marines were on board H.M.S. Victory? the clue think Guns.

  • 70
  • 80
  • 90
  • 100

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After the death of Admiral Lord Nelson in 1805, who took over from him as Commander in Chief of the Mediterranean Fleet?

  • Thomas Hardy
  • Hyde Parker
  • Collingwood
  • Lord Hood

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What year was H.M.S Victory finally retired from service?

  • 1806
  • 1808
  • 1810
  • 1812

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In 1922 what King insisted that H.M.S. Victory was promoted more, renovated and open more to the people?

  • Edward VII
  • George V
  • George VI
  • William IV

 

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